World War I & Orville Caldwell McKay (1918) Mckay family photo

World War I & Orville Caldwell McKay (1918)

Taken at Departure Day/World War I, Nowata, Oklahoma (1918) in .

Orville Caldwell McKay, age 20, of Alluwe, Oklahoma, was on the train enroute to boot camp when World War I was officially declared over November 11, 1918. Orville was anxious to join his brother, Lo ... show more

Orville Caldwell McKay, age 20, of Alluwe, Oklahoma, was on the train enroute to boot camp when World War I was officially declared over November 11, 1918. Orville was anxious to join his brother, Loran Delbert McKay, who was 'over there' stationed in Germany. (Loran Delbert McKay received a Purple Heart for his bravery in World War I.)

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